Good leaders delegate well. Artful delegation frees up time and energy to focus on the most important stuff while enabling your team and reports to build their skills. Delegate poorly and you create a whole lot of mayhem. Here are some of the common delegation mistakes to beware of:
For more tips on delegating, check out Michael Hyatt’s book “Free to Focus” and Hassan Osman’s Effective Delegation of Authority: A (Really) Short Book for New Managers About How to Delegate Work Using a Simple Delegation Process.
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